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Tennessee Ernie Ford

American singer and television personality

Tennessee Ernie Ford

American singer and television personality
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birthday
13th
February, 1919
Death
17th
October, 1991
Birth Place
Bristol, Tennessee
Birth Sign
aquarius
Biography

Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American singer and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres. Noted for his rich bass-baritone voice and down-home humor, he is remembered for his hit recordings of “The Shotgun Boogie” and “Sixteen Tons”.

instruments played
Guitar
Harmonica
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

Eddy Arnold, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash

Birth Name

Ernest Jennings Ford

Genres

Country western rockabilly pop gospel folk blues rock and roll

Labels

Capitol Records, Word Records

Occupations

Singer, actor

Years Active

1949 1991

Name

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Nationality

United States of America

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